Re: 12 High-Paying Jobs For People Who Don't Like Math

Subject: Re: 12 High-Paying Jobs For People Who Don't Like Math
From: Shawn <shawn -at- cohodata -dot- com>
To: Jodie Gilmore <jgilmor -at- pacifier -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 10 Mar 2014 16:20:58 -0700

I come from a electronics engineering/computer science background...once a
photographer (professional type), turned automation computer programmer,
turned IT manager, turned technical writer. :-)


On Mon, Mar 10, 2014 at 2:06 PM, Jodie Gilmore <jgilmor -at- pacifier -dot- com> wrote:

> And then of course, there are those really strange tech writers (finger
> pointing at self), who got a degree in mathematics THEN decided to become
> technical writers!
>
> ----------------------------
> Jodie Gilmore
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> www.fulcrumcomm.com
>
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> That might be true for advanced mathematics; even my most "technical" tech
> writing job never required me to dig back into my college differential
> equations courses, though I expect there are some jobs that would. But
> even
> the least "technical" projects I've ever had required some kind of math,
> even if it was just preparing budget proposals and hours reports.
>
> Gene Kim-Eng
>
>
> On Mon, Mar 10, 2014 at 11:36 AM, Shawn <shawn -at- cohodata -dot- com> wrote:
>
> >
> >
> > So, to claim that tech writers require or do not require math is quite
> > a generalization because this field is quite diverse. However, there
> > are commonalities such as... we are all creative, problem solvers with
> > an interest in taking something relatively complex and breaking it
> > down, organizing the information, and making it easy to understand to
> > different target audiences. Oh yes, we enjoy writing! That is
> > essential! :)
> >
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References:
Re: 12 High-Paying Jobs For People Who Don't Like Math: From: Shawn
Re: 12 High-Paying Jobs For People Who Don't Like Math: From: Gene Kim-Eng
RE: 12 High-Paying Jobs For People Who Don't Like Math: From: Jodie Gilmore

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